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The Phantom, Hermes Press presents the first definitive survey of all of the major artists whose work brought the character and the comic strips and comic books to life.
Prefaced by a definitive essay, which chronicles the birth of the feature, this book offers rarely seen early original artwork by Ray Moore and Wilson McCoy. This deluxe art book additionally offers chapters on: All of the artists who have worked on the strip from its beginning in 1936 to the present — with numerous examples of original artwork, specialty pieces, and unpublished artwork; the artists who created the comic book incarnation of The Ghost Who Walks featuring a Gallery of all of George Wilson’s covers and artwork from Bill Lignante, Jim Aparo, Pat Boyette, and Don Newton (included is the original artwork for one complete Jim Aparo story and one complete Don Newton story) as well as the artists who turned in artwork for DC, Marvel, Moonstone, and Dynamite. The Art of the Phantom also covers artists from all over the world who have worked on feature including Australia, Italy, and Scandinavia. This is the ultimate book on the art and artists of The Phantom and will be the definitive word on the subject.
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Alex Raymond was one of the most influential comic strip artists of the 20th Century, creating action-packed art for Secret Agent X-9, the spectacular, classic imagery for Flash Gordon, and the nuanced, brilliant artwork for the detective/film-noiresque Rip Kirby.
Now, for the first time, Hermes Press presents a comprehensive, definitive, art monograph covering Raymond's complete artistic output with an authoritative text by noted comics historian Ron Goulart.
This new exhaustive full color art book features over 400 images, many scanned directly from Raymond's original artwork, and is being published under license from King Features as part of their 100th anniversary celebration. See original artwork from Raymond's work on Secret Agent X-9, Flash Gordon, Jungle Jim, and Rip Kirby together with numerous examples of his earliest strip artwork, commercial illustration, and more.
This extra large format art book is presented in a 10 by 13 inch size, so collectors can savor every detail of Raymond's artistic genius.
Collects classic world war II women fighting heroes by artists Barbara Hall, Jill Elgin, Lilly Renee, and Fran Hopper.
During the Golden Age of comics publishers offered titles supporting the war effort — presenting fighting men and their feminine counterparts — babes in arms! Comic books during this period featured US service-women fighting all of the axis bad guys and gave several of the most noteworthy women artists of the era opportunities to create action-packed, adventure filled four color stories. Now for the first time renowned pop-culture historian Trina Robbins assembles comic book stories by artists Barbara Hall, Jill Elgin, Lilly Renee, and Fran Hopper together with insightful commentary and loads of documentary extras to create the definitive book chronicling the work of these important Golden Age artists. This magnificent art book offers page after page of good girl action!